Music Educators Toolbox | Carnegie Hall

Music Educators Toolbox This set of free online resources for music teachers includes lesson plans and activities, summative and formative assessments, video examples, and documented best practices. Designed to be effective and adaptable in a wide variety of music classrooms, … Continue reading

Music Educators Toolbox | Carnegie Hall

This set of free online resources for music teachers includes lesson plans and activities, summative and formative assessments, video examples, and documented best practices. Designed to be effective and adaptable in a wide variety of music classrooms, the resources were … Continue reading

Lesson: Leaf Children – Teaching With Orff

Lesson: Leaf Children Posted October 1, 2014 by Marjie Van Gunten Fall Leaves A beautiful children’s book and autumn leaves inspire creative movement and encourage children to make aesthetic choices about instrumental accompaniment to their leaf dance. A repeated refrain … Continue reading

What is Orff Schulwerk? – Teaching With Orff

This 2-minute video offers a brief look at the journey of discovery that children experience making music and movement the Orff-Schulwerk way. Be sure to watch the video of an Orff class in action for a more detailed explanation of … Continue reading

The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America | Library of Congress

Overview See and Hear American History Through Song “Know the songs of a country and you will know its history for the true feeling of a people speaks through what they sing.” – Preface to The Songs of Henry Clay … Continue reading

The Star-Spangled Banner: The Flag that Inspired the National Anthem

On September 14, 1814, U.S. soldiers at Baltimore’s Fort McHenry raised a huge American flag to celebrate a crucial victory over British forces during the War of 1812. The sight of those “broad stripes and bright stars” inspired Francis Scott … Continue reading

How You Breathe This tutorial will help the young learners to understand the process of breathing. T …

Received this from CPalms This tutorial will help the young learners to understand the process of breathing. The learners will be able to visualize that when we take in the air, the lungs expand and when we breathe out, the … Continue reading